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A Chinese Reading of the Daodejing: Wang Bi's Commentary on the Laozi with Critical Text and Translation

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Many of the brightest Chinese minds have used the form of the commentary to open the terse and poetic chapters of the Laozi to their readers and also to develop a philosophy of their own. None has been more sophisticated, philosophically probing, and influential in the endeavor than a young genius of the third century C.E., Wang Bi (226-249). In this book, Rudolf G. Wagner provides a full translation of the Laozi that extracts from Wang Bi's Commentary the manner in which he read the text, as well as a full translation of ...

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A Chinese Reading of the Daodejing: Wang Bi's Commentary on the Laozi with Critical Text and Translation
2003, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791451823

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A Chinese Reading of the Daodejing: Wang Bi's Commentary on the Laozi with Critical Text and Translation
2003, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791451816

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